Diagramming Sentences

Dear sentence, how do I break thee up? In this BrainPOP movie, snowball-fighting Tim and Moby teach you how to diagram sentences, or break them up into their component parts! Learn how to separate the sentence’s subject from its predicate, and how to separate the verb from a direct object. You’ll also find out what to do with compound subjects and what to do when you get prepositional phrases and other modifiers. Finally, you’ll discover just why diagramming sentences is important, what you can learn from it, and how it can improve your own writing. Divide and conquer!

Grammar and Editing Lesson Plan: The Quill Game

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-8, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online game) to practice finding and editing grammatical mistakes. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Grammar Games Lesson Plan: The Importance of Correct Grammar in Everyday Life

Lesson Plan Summary In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-12, students use BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. resources to explore the importance of correct grammar in real-life scenarios. Students will identify and analyze basic developmentally-appropriate grammar rules and create an ongoing review game to reinforce grammar skills for the class. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »